Current Price: $750.00
Buy It Now Price: $750.00
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Istar 150mm (6”) F/8 Achromat (Anastagmatic) Figured Doublet, in push-pull type Telescope objective 
Item new, open box.  Never been used.

  • *Lens Diameter: 154mm
  • Clear aperture: 150mm
  • No.of elements: 2
  • Coatings: SIO2 broadband multi-layer (yellow-green)
  • Fully Multicoated: Yes
  • Hand-figured: Yes
  • Weight with cell: 3.03kg

iStar Optical is known for the design and manufacturing of quality telescopes and lenses for individuals and the astronomy industry. No less than a half dozen professional telescope builders and manufacturers in Europe and the US now implement our lenses in their telescopes. We have produced a number of objective lenses for Universities and observatories around the world including Mount Stromlo observatory   in   Canberra   Australia,  INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera in Italy, Swarthmore College in the USA, Hohenkarpfen Observatory in Germany, Pic du Midi  observatory in France andUniversité Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

What you may not know is iStar Optical also designs and produces lenses for “Opto Mechanical” and “Opto Electronics” applications. Lenses and optical assemblies were recently produced for the physics departments of MIT in Massachusetts USA, L3Harris Technologies, and Caltech in Pasadena California USA. Specially designed lenses for Holographic applications were delivered to L-3 Communications EOTech in Ann Harbor Michigan USA. Recently iStar Optical became a registered supplier of optics for the prestigious STAR Labs of Lockheed Martin Aerospace and Defense Company.

If you are serious about wanting to build a quality telescope, but refuse to pay the thousands of dollars usually required to do so, well here is your opportunity to get Champagne Optics on a beer budget.  The quality and craftsman ship that go into the Istar objectives is second to none.
Why pay for fancy telescope optics that will cost you a lot more when you can get this objective lens at a fraction of the price, and have the pleasure of building your own optical tube at the same time.
You will be full of pride and joy showing up at a star party and running a comparison test with Other instruments costing a lot more money.
Buy with confidence, from an experienced ebay seller. If item is not as described in this listing you may return within 7 days for a full refund of your purchase price.  
Rest assured the lens will be well packed for shipping. 

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